Wandsworth Councillors were asked to recognise the achievement of women in politics. Their first instinct was to deny any recognition except Thatcher.
Reporting, again, a pothole on Kingsley Street for repair made me realise what austerity actually means for most people: and it’s not that much.
Even in local government, where I’ve found myself having my photo taken with a man in a nappy to posing with balloons and a sign.
Following The Mail on Sunday’s exposé of Victoria Ayling I should confess that I was a key advisor to her.
This post was published on the Local Government Association blog as a very quick response to the government social care white paper; it is not particularly profound or in depth.